Period
to 15 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 18 22 17
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 154 132 154
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 11.22% 9.57% 9.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.31% 10.69% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 127 115 130
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,000 £32,128
25th Percentile £37,711 £32,000 £33,811
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% - -
75th Percentile £60,700 £52,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.65% +2.73% +4.76%

Scrum is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,251 1,235 1,547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 91.18% 89.56% 91.70%
Number of salaries quoted 843 1,064 1,326
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,750
25th Percentile £33,438 £32,781 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.12% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £58,375
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Wales

Scrum
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Scrum in Wales.

Salary trend for Scrum in Wales

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scrum in Wales over the 6 months to 15 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Wales

Scrum
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Wales region over the 6 months to 15 June 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +3 112 £50,000 +20.48% 27
West Wales +14 37 £39,750 -23.19% 7
North Wales -2 2 £31,250 - 2
Mid Wales -9 2 £41,250 -
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, IT jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 142 (92.21%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (46.75%) Azure
3 66 (42.86%) DevOps
4 43 (27.92%) Java
5 42 (27.27%) .NET
6 40 (25.97%) Microservices
7 39 (25.32%) Kanban
7 39 (25.32%) Git (software)
8 38 (24.68%) C#
9 37 (24.03%) Finance
10 35 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
11 33 (21.43%) JavaScript
11 33 (21.43%) RESTful
11 33 (21.43%) Spring
12 29 (18.83%) HTML
12 29 (18.83%) Microsoft
12 29 (18.83%) Jenkins
13 28 (18.18%) REST
13 28 (18.18%) SQL
13 28 (18.18%) CSS
13 28 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (17.53%) Docker
15 26 (16.88%) Kubernetes
16 25 (16.23%) Social Skills
17 24 (15.58%) Problem-Solving
17 24 (15.58%) Coaching
18 23 (14.94%) Mentoring
18 23 (14.94%) AWS
18 23 (14.94%) TDD
19 22 (14.29%) Web Services

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (5.84%) IIS
2 6 (3.90%) CMS
2 6 (3.90%) Umbraco
3 4 (2.60%) Confluence
4 3 (1.95%) Apache
4 3 (1.95%) JBoss
4 3 (1.95%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.30%) OnBase
5 2 (1.30%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (7.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (7.79%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 72 (46.75%) Azure
2 23 (14.94%) AWS
3 16 (10.39%) OpenShift
4 10 (6.49%) Serverless
5 9 (5.84%) PaaS
6 8 (5.19%) GitHub
7 4 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (2.60%) GCP
8 3 (1.95%) Google Workspace
8 3 (1.95%) Microsoft 365
8 3 (1.95%) npm
8 3 (1.95%) SaaS
8 3 (1.95%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 2 (1.30%) Force.com
10 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.65%) Azure Service Bus
10 1 (0.65%) IaaS
10 1 (0.65%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.25%) HTTP
2 3 (1.95%) Firewall
2 3 (1.95%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.19%) Big Data
3 7 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.30%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.30%) MySQL
4 2 (1.30%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.30%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 39 (25.32%) Git (software)
2 29 (18.83%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.49%) JIRA
4 8 (5.19%) Artifactory
4 8 (5.19%) GitLab
4 8 (5.19%) Rational Quality Manager
4 8 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (3.90%) Rational Team Concert
7 5 (3.25%) Maven
8 4 (2.60%) Selenium
9 3 (1.95%) Ant
9 3 (1.95%) JMeter
9 3 (1.95%) Protractor
9 3 (1.95%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (1.95%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (1.95%) Subversion
9 3 (1.95%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.30%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.30%) Serenity BDD
General
1 37 (24.03%) Finance
2 25 (16.23%) Social Skills
3 19 (12.34%) Advertising
4 11 (7.14%) Avionics
5 10 (6.49%) Games
6 8 (5.19%) Public Sector
7 7 (4.55%) Back Office
7 7 (4.55%) Manufacturing
8 6 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.90%) Local Government
9 5 (3.25%) Banking
9 5 (3.25%) Retail
9 5 (3.25%) Telecoms
10 4 (2.60%) Electronics
10 4 (2.60%) Marketing
11 3 (1.95%) Billing
12 2 (1.30%) Legal
12 2 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.65%) Law
13 1 (0.65%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 83 (53.90%) Developer
2 31 (20.13%) .NET Developer
3 28 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 22 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 17 (11.04%) Analyst
6 16 (10.39%) Lead Developer
7 15 (9.74%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (9.74%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (7.14%) Business Analyst
9 9 (5.84%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (5.84%) C# Developer
9 9 (5.84%) Lead .NET Developer
9 9 (5.84%) Software Engineer
10 8 (5.19%) Principal Engineer
10 8 (5.19%) Principal Software Engineer
11 7 (4.55%) Junior
11 7 (4.55%) Scrum Master
12 6 (3.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 6 (3.90%) Salesforce Developer
12 6 (3.90%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (27.27%) .NET
2 33 (21.43%) RESTful
2 33 (21.43%) Spring
3 29 (18.83%) HTML
4 28 (18.18%) CSS
4 28 (18.18%) REST
5 22 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 22 (14.29%) Web Services
6 19 (12.34%) AngularJS
7 18 (11.69%) Spring Boot
8 17 (11.04%) .NET Core
8 17 (11.04%) ASP.NET
9 15 (9.74%) .NET Framework
10 12 (7.79%) React
10 12 (7.79%) SOAP
11 11 (7.14%) Entity Framework
11 11 (7.14%) Hibernate
11 11 (7.14%) Middleware
12 10 (6.49%) GraphQL
12 10 (6.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.84%) User Experience
2 8 (5.19%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.95%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.95%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.65%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.65%) Robotics
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.09%) Windows
2 12 (7.79%) Android
2 12 (7.79%) Apple iOS
3 8 (5.19%) Linux
4 3 (1.95%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.30%) Unix
5 2 (1.30%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (92.21%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (42.86%) DevOps
3 40 (25.97%) Microservices
4 39 (25.32%) Kanban
5 35 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
6 28 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (15.58%) Coaching
7 24 (15.58%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (14.94%) Mentoring
8 23 (14.94%) TDD
9 20 (12.99%) Decision-Making
9 20 (12.99%) Software Delivery
10 19 (12.34%) BDD
10 19 (12.34%) Software Engineering
11 14 (9.09%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 13 (8.44%) Conflict Resolution
13 12 (7.79%) SOA
13 12 (7.79%) Unit Testing
14 11 (7.14%) MVC
14 11 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (27.92%) Java
2 38 (24.68%) C#
3 33 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 28 (18.18%) SQL
5 22 (14.29%) TypeScript
6 11 (7.14%) Java 8
7 8 (5.19%) Python
8 4 (2.60%) Apex Code
8 4 (2.60%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.95%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.95%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.30%) C
10 2 (1.30%) Go
10 2 (1.30%) Groovy
10 2 (1.30%) Scala
10 2 (1.30%) SOQL
10 2 (1.30%) SOSL
10 2 (1.30%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.65%) ES6
11 1 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (10.39%) Degree
2 11 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 11 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.25%) SAFe Agilist
4 4 (2.60%) MCSD
4 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.95%) APMP
5 3 (1.95%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.95%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.95%) PMP
6 2 (1.30%) CBAP
6 2 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.30%) IIBA
6 2 (1.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.49%) SLA
2 5 (3.25%) PMO
3 2 (1.30%) QA
4 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (17.53%) Docker
2 9 (5.84%) vSphere
3 5 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.95%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (16.88%) Kubernetes
2 15 (9.74%) Terraform
3 5 (3.25%) Ansible
4 4 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.60%) Puppet
5 1 (0.65%) MIIS
Vendors
1 29 (18.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.14%) VMware
3 8 (5.19%) Dell
3 8 (5.19%) Guidewire
3 8 (5.19%) IBM
4 6 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.25%) Blue Prism
6 4 (2.60%) SAP
7 3 (1.95%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.95%) Pardot
7 3 (1.95%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.30%) Apple
8 2 (1.30%) Hyland
8 2 (1.30%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.30%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.65%) Epiphany